APC Wins Ekiti Local Governments Election

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Candidates of All progressives Congress APC have been declared winner of the just concluded Local Government Election in Ekiti State.

The Party won in all the 16 statutory Local Governments, 22 Local Council Development Areas Chairmanship seats and 177 Councillorship seats.

Chairman of the Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission, EKSIEC Retired Justice Cornelius Akintayo received the results from returning officers at Commission’s situation offiice in Ado Ekiti where winners were announced.

Retired Justice Akintayo noted that eleven political parties including, Labour Party, Zenith Labour Party, Action Alliance, Action Democratic Congress, New Nigeria Peoples Party, Peoples Redemption Party, among others participated in the exercise.

He commended the efforts of security operatives, political parties, ad-hoc staff, Journalists and other stakeholders who demostrated the spirit of patriotism and sportsmanship by ensuring the smooth conduct of the election.

Retired Justice Akintayo also applauded the people of Ekiti State for there cooperation and peaceful conduct which led to the success of the exercise.

According EKSIEC Chairman, the date for the collections of Certificates of return by the winners will be announced later.

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